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The rise of global civil society : building communities and nations from the bottom up

Author: Don E Eberly
Publisher: New York : Encounter Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Argues that the progress of freedom depends on the creation of civic cultures that promote democratic values. This book shows that the key to spreading workable democracy lies in finding ways to  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don E Eberly
ISBN: 9781594032141 1594032149
OCLC Number: 185021492
Description: xiii, 333 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Forward poverty reduction in the age of globalization --
Civil society : America's most consequential export --
The common elements of community building and nation building: --
The American domestic policy debate --
The great foreign aid debate : America, generous or stingy? --
From aid bureaucracy to civil society --
Toward participation and partnerships --
Wealth, poverty, and the rise of corporate citizenship --
Micro-enterprise : tapping native capability at the bottom of the pyramid --
America's most generous gift : the great tsunami of 2005 --
Conflict or collaboration : religion and civil society --
Understanding and confronting anti-americanism --
Civil society and nation building : prospects for democratization --
Conflict and reconciliation in the context of nation building --
Habits of the heart : building civic community --
Looking ahead : a roadmap for building communities and nations through indigenous civil society, markets, and rule of law --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Don Eberly.
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